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Scene from the Funen Village
A flour mill
An employee in traditional costume


The Funen Village ( ) is a Danishmarker open air museum located in the Fruens Bøge district of Odensemarker. It features 25 buildings from Funishmarker villages, most of which date to the 18th and 19th century.

The Funen Village was founded as a public works project in 1942, during the German occupation of Denmark, and opened to the public on 1 April 1946. Among the guests attending the opening were King Christian X. The museum's open air scene opened to the public already in 1944, and was used for patriotic song festivals (alsangsstævner) during the Occupation.

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This article is a translation of the corresponding article on the Danish Wikipedia, accessed on 25 April 2007.


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